Definition: CV-1b: Magmatic - Intrusive

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CV-1b: Magmatic - Intrusive

intrusive refers to igneous rock formation in which hot magma cools underneath the surface of the earth. Intrusive magmatic plays are characterized by intrusive volcanism.[1]

  1. Inga S. Moeck. Graeme Beardsmore. 2014. A New 'Geothermal Play Type' Catalog: Streamlining Exploration Decision Making. In: Proceedings. Thirty-Ninth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering; 2014/02/24; Stanford. California. Stanford. California: Stanford University; p. 8